The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872. Today, the national park system includes 392 sites (58 national parks), over 83 million acres of land, and hosts over a quarter million visitors per year. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of the development of our national parks system and highlight some of the more notable parks and their stories.
The Five Points Jazz Festival brings people together for a day of food, fun and fantastic music. The free festival takes place the third Saturday of May each year and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Once known as the Harlem of the West, Five Points was home to several jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more. Celebrate the music, culture and history of Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood, with performances highlighting many of Denver’s finest jazz musicians.
Come and learn the stories of animals from the Denver Zoo who have fantastic adaptations to help them survive the perils of the natural world. Spiderman and Ironman have nothing on these amazing Zooperheroes! All ages.
Please note this program is at an earlier time than our other programs though the summer.
Help Suzalloonz tell a story with balloon costumes! Unlikely best friends, Lion, Dog, and Duck need help ridding their town of flies. The next day Frog moves into town and soon becomes a new best friend! The moral: Time's fun when you are having flies! All ages.